By Sarah Shevenock Morning Consult Entertainment will be off Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Publication will resume Tuesday. Week in Review Netflix Netflix Inc. is expected to spend around $17.3 billion on content in 2020 after spending close to $15.3 billion last year, according to an estimate from Wall Street firm BMO Capital […]
By Sarah Shevenock Week in Review Awards season HBO led all television networks and streaming services with four wins – two each for “Succession” and “Chernobyl” – at the 77th Golden Globe Awards. On the film side, Sony Pictures Releasing, Sony’s film distribution arm, came out on top, winning three trophies for “Once Upon a […]
By Morgan Halvorsen Week in Review Endeavor WME parent Endeavor Group Holdings Inc. is set to pay roughly $660 million to acquire high-end events business On Location Experiences, according to people familiar with the matter, who said the NFL is expected to increase its stake in the company to 20 percent. Endeavor’s reported purchase of […]
By Sarah Shevenock Week in Review Advertising The Hallmark Channel is moving to reinstate Zola commercials featuring a lesbian couple kissing, after the network pulled the ads in response to a campaign from the group One Million Moms. Hallmark Chief Executive and President Mike Perry said pulling the commercials was the “wrong decision” and that […]
By Sarah Shevenock Top Stories Apple Inc. executives have met with representatives from MGM Holdings Inc. and the Pac-12 Conference this year to discuss obtaining James Bond licensing rights and college sports rights, respectively, as part of an effort to expand Apple TV+’s offerings, according to people familiar with the matter. Sources say that […]
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